Our expert staff at TheBedandBreakfastDirectory.com are always striving to keep our site guests and innkeepers abreast of the latest news and information from the bed and breakfast industry. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, and hungry relatives and friends on their way to your home as you play host, below are a few unique recipe suggestions that are sure to please even the pickiest of pallets. However, if you are planning on staying at a beautiful b&b this Thanksgiving holiday, they are sure to have their own special gourmet recipes to make your stay and Thanksgiving dinner a memorable one. Hope you decide to give one of the below recipes a try this Thanksgiving holiday:
Ginger-Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce
* 1 cup water
* 1 cup white sugar
* 2 cups fresh cranberries
* 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled
* 1 cinnamon stick
1. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a pot over medium heat; boil for 5 minutes stirring occasionally. Add the cranberries, ginger, and cinnamon stick; return the mixture to a boil and cook until the cranberries start popping, about 5 minutes. Transfer the sauce to a shallow container; chill in refrigerator until cold, about 3 hours.
Delectable Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing
* 1 1/2 cups cubed whole wheat bread
* 3 3/4 cups cubed white bread
* 1 pound ground turkey sausage
* 1 cup chopped onion
* 3/4 cup chopped celery
* 2 1/2 teaspoons dried sage
* 1 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary
* 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
* 1 Golden Delicious apple, cored and chopped
* 3/4 cup dried cranberries
* 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
* 1 cooked turkey liver, finely chopped
* 3/4 cup turkey stock
* 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F (175 degree C). Spread the white and whole wheat bread cubes in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes in the preheated oven, or until evenly toasted. Transfer toasted bread cubes to a large bowl.
2. In a large skillet, cook the sausage and onions over medium heat, stirring and breaking up the lumps until evenly browned. Add the celery, sage, rosemary, and thyme; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes to blend flavors.
3. Pour sausage mixture over bread in bowl. Mix in chopped apples, dried cranberries, parsley, and liver. Drizzle with turkey stock and melted butter, and mix lightly. Spoon into turkey to loosely fill.
Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake
* 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
* 1/2 cup white sugar
* 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 2 eggs
* 1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust
* 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1 pinch ground cloves
* 1 pinch ground nutmeg
* 1/2 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
2. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Blend in eggs one at a time. Remove 1 cup of batter and spread into bottom of crust; set aside.
3. Add pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg to the remaining batter and stir gently until well blended. Carefully spread over the batter in the crust.
4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until center is almost set. Allow to cool, then refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Cover with whipped topping before serving.
We hope you have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!